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The location of Turner

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Turner.

This page contains six sections:

Around Turner ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Mengelwood (TN). It is located about 32 miles [51 km] to the northeast of Turner. Mengelwood (TN) has a population of 657,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Memphis (TN). It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the south of Turner and has a population of 653,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Turner and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Blytheville   [Map]   14,375   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jonesboro   [Map]   74,889   W   34 miles [54.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   12,362   S   44 miles [70.8 km]
Paragould   [Map]   28,232   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
West Memphis   [Map]   25,284   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Kennett (MO)   [Map]   10,564   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Arlington (TN)   [Map]   11,566   SE   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bartlett (TN)   [Map]   58,622   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Brownsville (TN)   [Map]   9,782   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Clopton (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dyersburg (TN)   [Map]   16,685   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Elizabeth (TN)   [Map]   ---   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lakeland (TN)   [Map]   12,494   SE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Millington (TN)   [Map]   10,974   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Spring Lake (TN)   [Map]   ---   S   42 miles [67.6 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Armorel   [Map]   ---   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Burdette   [Map]   175   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Caraway   [Map]   1,276   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Dell   [Map]   204   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Driver   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Etowah   [Map]   322   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gosnell   [Map]   3,225   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Keiser   [Map]   687   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Leachville   [Map]   1,826   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Luxora   [Map]   1,075   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Manila   [Map]   3,220   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Osceola   [Map]   7,086   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Stark City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Victoria   [Map]   34   S   5 miles [8 km]
Hornersville (MO)   [Map]   627   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Turner, please visit our County-by-County Page for Turner.

Mississippi County ...

Turner is located in Mississippi County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Mississippi County: Craighead, Crittenden, Poinsett, Dunklin (MO), Pemiscot (MO), Dyer (TN), Lauderdale (TN) & Tipton (TN). The Mississippi River runs along the eastern border of the county.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Turner ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Turner.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Turner.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Turner. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Turner. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Arkansas

    Arkansas Tourism

    Fishing in Arkansas
    Hunting in Arkansas


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Arkansas

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Arkansas

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Arkansas

Airports Near Turner ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Turner.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Steele Muni.   [Map]   M12   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kennett Meml. (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]   TKX   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Turner.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Turner. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   S   55 miles [88.5 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   WSW   143 miles [230.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   E   190 miles [305.8 km]
Lambert - St. Louis Intl. (STL/KSTL)   [Map]   STL   N   201 miles [323.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   SSW   81 miles [130.4 km]
Cape Girardeau Rgnl. (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]   CGI   NNE   99 miles [159.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Manila Muni.   [Map]   MXA   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Osceola Muni.   [Map]   7M4   SSE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arkansas Intl.(ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]   BYH   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blytheville Muni.(ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]   HKA   ENE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Steele Muni.   [Map]   M12   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Kennett Meml. (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]   TKX   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
Marked Tree Muni.   [Map]   6M8   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Kirk Fld.   [Map]   PGR   WNW   29 miles [46.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Kennett Meml.   (ICAO: KTKX)   [Map]
        Website for Kennett Memorial Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Covington Muni.   (ICAO: KM04)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Jonesboro Muni.   (JBR/KJBR)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dyersburg Rgnl.   (ICAO: KDYR)   [Map]
        Website for Dyersburg Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lambert - St. Louis Intl.   (STL/KSTL)   [Map]
        Website for Lambert - Saint Louis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Cape Girardeau Rgnl.   (CGI/KCGI)   [Map]
        Website for Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Arkansas Intl.   (ICAO: KBYH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Blytheville Muni.   (ICAO: KHKA)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Arkansas

About Mississippi County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Turner. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Mississippi County: www.mcagov.com/

The official website for State of Arkansas: www.arkansas.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Turner.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Turner. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Turner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Turner. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8370, Longitude: -90.0618     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Turner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Turner), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Turner.



 
 
 

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